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I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on how to bill this.
I have a physician who continually is not documenting his exam on his new patients. We have talked to him about it and he says he wil... [ Read More ]
Dear hiring manager, I am a business professional seeking entry level coding/billing to re-enter healthcare field. Seeking a remote position, part time or full time.
I have attached my resume for you... [ Read More ]
i work for the DoD and coders are expected to code "across the board". So far I have been doing good with the exception of ACUPUNCTURE! I have a provider who is doing BFA (battlefield acupun... [ Read More ]
Procedure list in detail:
1. Repeat right lower extremity arteriogram
2. Discontinuation of thrombolytic therapy with catheter removal
3. Percutaneous atherectomy with Hawk 1 device of the peroneal... [ Read More ]